Publications

  •  Peer-reviewed journal articles

    • VanDoorn, G.H., & Eklund, A.A. (2013). Face to facebook: Social media and the learning and teaching potential of symmetrical, sychronous communication, Journal of University Teaching & Learning Practice, 10(1), 1-14 (http://ro.uow.edu.au/jutlp/vol10/iss1/6/).
    • De Foe, A., Van Doorn, G.H., & Symmons, M. (2012). Induced out-of-body experiences are associated with a sensation of leaving the body. Australian Journal of Parapsychology, 12(2), 177-185.
    • Van Doorn, G.H., Hohwy, J., & Symmons, M.A. (2012). Capture of kinesthesis by a competing cutaneous input. Attention, Perception & Psychophysics, 74(7), 1539-1551.
    • De Foe, A., Van Doorn, G.H., & Symmons, M.A. (2012). Auditory hallucinations predict likelihood of out-of-body experiences. Australian Journal of Parapsychology, 12(1), 59-68.
    • Van Doorn, G.H., Symmons, M.A., & Richardson, B.L. (2011). A precision-of-information explanation of sensory dominance. International Journal of Advanced Intelligence Paradigms, 3(3/4), 240-256.
    • Van Doorn, G.H., Richardson, B.L., Wuillemin, D.B., & Symmons, M.A. (2010). Visual and haptic influence on perception of stimulus size. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 72(3), 813-822.
    • Van Doorn, G.H., Richardson, B.L., Symmons, M.A., & Wells, J. (2009). Adding thermal information to multisensory input in simulated environments. International Journal of Intelligent Defence Support Systems, 2(4), 350-362.
    • Van Doorn, G.H., Richardson, B.L., Wuillemin, D.B., & Symmons, M.A. (2006). Active and passive movements give rise to different judgements of coldness. Perception, 35(4), 573-573.
    • Van Doorn, G.H., Richardson, B.L., Wuillemin, D.B., & Symmons, M.A. (2005). Modification of magnitude estimations in thermotactile perception during self- and externally-generated movements. Perception, 34(2), 231-236.

    Conference papers

    Refereed, published proceedings

    • Van Doorn, G.H., & Symmons, M.A. (accepted). Biases in visuo-haptic matching of curvature. IEEE World Haptics Conference 2013.
    • Howell, J., Symmons, M.A., & Van Doorn, G.H. (accepted). Using traditional horizontal-vertical illusion figures and single lines to directly compare haptic and vision. IEEE World Haptics Conference 2013.
    • Van Doorn, G.H., Seno, T., & Symmons, M. (2012). On the inability of supraliminal tactile stimuli to influence illusory self-motion. In C. Magnusson (Ed.), Proceedings from The Seventh International Workshop on Haptic and Audio Interaction Design (pp. 21-23), Berlin, Springer.
    • Van Doorn, G.H., Seno, T., & Symmons, M. (2012). Visual vection is not facilitated by supraliminal vibrotactile stimulation. In C. Magnusson (Ed.), Proceedings from The Seventh International Workshop on Haptic and Audio Interaction Design (pp. 24-27), Berlin, Springer.
    • Van Doorn, G.H., Hohwy, J., Symmons, M.A., & Howell, J. (2012). The more they do, the less they know: Cutaneous capture of kinesthesis? Proceedings of Haptics 2012, 171-182, IEEE Computer Society.
    • Van Doorn, G.H., Richardson, B.L., Symmons, M.A., & Howell, J. (2012). Cutaneous inputs yield judgments of line length that are equal to, or better than, those based on kinesthetic inputs. In P. Isokoski & J. Springare (Eds.), EuroHaptics 2012 (Part II, pp. 25-30), Berlin, Springer-Verlag.
    • Van Doorn, G.H., Dubaj, V., Wuillemin, D.B., Richardson, B.L., & Symmons, M.A. (2012). Cognitive load can explain differences in active and passive touch. In P. Isokoski & J. Springare (Eds.), EuroHaptics 2012 (Part I, pp. 91-102), Berlin, Springer-Verlag.
    • Howell, J.L., Symmons, M.A., & Van Doorn, G.H. (2012). The misperception of length in vision, haptics and audition. Proceedings from EuroHaptics 2012
    • Richardson, B.L., & Van Doorn, G.H. (2010). Haptics can “lend a hand” to a bionic eye. In A.M. Kappers, J.B. van Erp, W.M. Bergmann Tiest & F.C. van der Helm (Eds.), EuroHaptics 2010 (pp. 320-325), Berlin, Springer-Verlag.
    • Van Doorn, G.H., Symmons, M.A., & Richardson, B.L. (2009). The importance of temperature information in virtual training environments. Proceedings of Simulation, Concepts, Capability and Technology Conference.
    • Symmons, M.A., Rose, G., & Van Doorn, G.H. (2008). The effectiveness of an ecodrive course for heavy vehicle drivers. Proceedings of Australasian Road Safety Research, Policing and Education Conference.
    • Wuillemin, D.B., Van Doorn, G.H., Richardson, B.L. & Symmons, M.A. (2005). Haptic and visual size judgements in virtual and real environments. Proceedings of World Haptics Conference, 86-89, IEEE Computer Society.
    • Symmons, M.A., Richardson, B.L., Wuillemin, D.B., & Van Doorn, G.H. (2005). Active versus passive touch in three dimensions. Proceedings of World Haptics Conference, 108-113, IEEE Computer Society. 

    Conference presentations

    • Howell, J., Symmons, M., & Van Doorn, G. (2012). Direct comparison of the haptic and visual horizontal-vertical illusions using traditional figures and single lines. International Multisensory Research Forum, Oxford.
    • Van Doorn, G.H., & Eklund, A. (2011). Synchronous communication via facebook® reinforces on- and off-campus student learning. AHRI Gippsland HR Network’s “Social Media” Forum
    • Van Doorn, G.H., Symmons, M.A., & Richardson, B.L. (2011). Red is no warmer than blue: A challenge to the semantic coding hypothesis. International Multisensory Research Forum, Fukuoka.
    • Van Doorn, G.H., & Wuillemin, D.B. (2009, July). Playing dead: The depiction and mistreatment of animals in video games. Minding Animals, Newcastle.
    • Symmons, M.A., Richardson, B.L., Wuillemin, D.B., & Van Doorn, G.H. (2007, March). Active vs. passive touch: The state of play & the future. World Haptics Conference, Tsukuba.
    • Symmons, M.A., Richardson, B.L., Wuillemin, D.B., & Van Doorn, G.H. (2005, March). Kinaesthetic and cutaneous contributions to raised-line stimulus interpretation. World Haptics Conference, Pisa.
    • Richardson, B.L., Symmons, M.A., Wuillemin, D.B., & Van Doorn, G.H. (2005, March). Looking through a fingertip. World Haptics Conference, Pisa.

    Published reports

    • Van Doorn, G.H., Symmons, M.A., & Richardson, B.L. (2011). Red is no warmer than blue: A challenge to the semantic coding hypothesis. i-Perception, 2(8), 349.
    • Symmons, M.A., Rose, G., & Van Doorn, G.H. (2009, June). Ecodrive as a road safety tool for Australian conditions. Report prepared for the Australian Transport Safety Bureau.